Nadia Prupis, staff writer

Nadia Prupis is a Common Dreams staff writer.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Senate Might Let Internet Companies Sell User Data to 'Highest Bidder'
The Senate is set to vote this week whether to let broadband companies sell user information to the highest bidder—overturning rules implemented by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and possibly banning the agency from passing similar restrictions in the future. #BroadbandPrivacy Tweets...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Two Months In, Trump Breaking Every Vow to 'Drain the Swamp': Report
Surprising no one, a new report out Wednesday finds that President Donald Trump has broken his campaign promise to "drain the swamp" at every turn, and has instead turned the government over to corporate interests and enriched his bottom line. The joint report from advocacy groups Public Citizen...
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Even Insurance CEOs Think TrumpCare Is 'Terrible,' as Public Opinion Dives
Yet another unexpected voice emerged this week to oppose the American Healthcare Act (AHCA), the Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, as insurance executive Mario Molina told the Huffington Post in an interview that the bill was "terrible" and would...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
As Vote on TrumpCare Nears, #SaveMedicaid Movement Grows
The movement to save Medicaid from the Republican chopping block continued on Tuesday, with actions happening on the ground and on social media, just days before the House of Representatives votes on the American Healthcare Act (AHCA) , the GOP's answer to the Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA), or...
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
US Ditches Human Rights Hearing in 'Unprecedented Show of Disrespect'
"Today's no-show is a new low."
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Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Experts Slam Surprise US "Electronics Ban" on Flights from Muslim-Majority Countries
Criticism abounded Tuesday after the U.S. government announced a surprise ban on any electronics "larger than a cell phone" on flights from eight Muslim-majority countries—Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates. The U.K. is reportedly set to...
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Sunday, March 19, 2017
US Pressures G20 Into Dropping Climate Reference from Joint Statement
Finance ministers for the Group of 20 (G20), which comprises the world's biggest economies, dropped a joint statement mentioning funding for the fight against climate change after pressure from the United States and Saudi Arabia. A G20 official taking part in the annual meeting told Reuters that...
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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Most Young Americans See Trump as 'Illegitimate President': Poll
Most young Americans see President Donald Trump as illegitimate, according to a new poll out Friday. The survey by GenForward, conducted by the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago with the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, found that 57 percent of adults between...
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Saturday, March 18, 2017
Trump DOJ to Appeal Maryland Ruling Against Muslim Ban 2.0
The Trump administration on Friday filed papers to appeal a ruling that blocked the president's revised travel ban, setting up a new legal showdown over the executive order that opponents have called " Muslim ban 2.0 ." Attorneys for the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed federal papers in Maryland...
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Friday, March 17, 2017
'Belligerent,' 'Rude,' 'Damn Frustrating': Dems Slam Meeting With DHS Chief
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly reportedly told House Democrats on Friday that he was "the best thing to happen" to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children, in a closed-door meeting that lawmakers described as "damn frustrating" and "belligerent." The meeting was called to...
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